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Graduate Student
UC Santa Cruz

History of Software Engineering
History of Computer Games
Software Studies and interpretations of software

philosophy of information
Doctoral Candidate
Purdue University

philosophy of information and communication, history and philosophy of science, and philosophy of technology

History of software, particularly database management systems
Communication and History of Computers in US
Graduate Student

The development of the personal computer in the United States. My master's thesis analyzed the communication surrounding Apple from 1975-1984.

Software Engineering
Doctoral Student

Software, infrastructure, media archaeology, the stack, computer programming education

History of computation in the Vietnam War; Computational Mapping
Durham University
Information Science
University of Maryland

Web Architecture; Archives; Ethnography; Infrastructure Studies

Media studies
Lecturer in Communication and Media Studies
Loughborough University, UK

I am interested in how digital media and computing are imagined and represented, and how this informs how they are used and inserted into our everyday experience and life.

programming and computers for literacy
Assistant Professor of English
University of Pittsburgh
History of theoretical and formal aspects of computing
Doctoral student
Newcastle University
Media Studies, History and Philosophy of Science
Research Assistant
Leuphana University Lueneburg

Jan Mueggenburg is currently working as a research assistant at the Institute for Culture and Aesthetics of Digital Media (ICAM) at the Leuphana University in Lueneburg, Germany. The title of his dissertation project is »Lively Artifacts. A Media History of Heinz von Foersters Biological Computer Laboratory«. Between 1998 and 2005 he studied media studies, philosophy and British cultural studies at the Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum (Germany) and the Edith Cowan University in Perth (Australia). From 2006 to 2010 Jan Mueggenburg was a member of the graduate program »The Sciences in Historical Context« and a pre-doctoral assistant at the Institute for Philosophy at the University of Vienna. Jan was a visiting scholar in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois in Urbana Champaign and at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin.

SUNY Polytechnic Institute

Andrew L. Russell is Professor of History and Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences at SUNY Polytechnic Institute in Utica and Albany, New York. Before joining SUNY Poly in 2016, he was associate professor of history and director of the Program in Science & Technology Studies at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey. He is the author of _Open Standards and the Digital Age: History, Ideology, and Networks_ (Cambridge University Press, 2014), co-editor (with Robin Hammerman) of _Ada's Legacy: Cultures of Computing from the Victorian to the Digital Age_ (ACM Press, 2015), and author of over a dozen articles and book chapters on the history of the Bell System, the American system of voluntary standards, modular design, and the history of computer networks such as Cyclades, OSI, the Arpanet, and the Internet. He is Chair of SIGCIS, an international collective of historians of computing and information.


International History of Computing, Computing and Gender
Assistant Professor
Rochester Institute of Technology

Corinna Schlombs is Assistant Professor of History at Rochester Institute of Technology where she teaches classes in the History of Information and Communication Technologies, International Business History and Modern German History. Her research interests include the social and cultural history of computing, international and comparative history, business history and gender studies. Schlombs currently works on a book project that investigates transatlantic transfers of productivity culture and technology, including electronic computers. Schlombs received her PhD in the History and Sociology of Science from the University of Pennsylvania for her dissertation “Productivity Machines: Transatlantic Transfers of Computing Technology and Culture in the Cold War.” Her research has been supported through grants by, among others, the National Science Foundation, the Adelle and Erwin Tomash Fellowship and the IEEE Fellowship in Electrical History.

History of Computing in France and in Europe
Chargé de recherche, CNRS & Paris-Sorbonne University. Chercheur associé with the Centre Alexandre Koyré

Pierre Mounier-Kuhn has published three books:

• In 2010 an analysis of the emergence of computing in French research and higher education:
L'Informatique en France, de la Seconde Guerre mondiale au Plan Calcul. L'Emergence d'une Science
(Presses de l'Université Paris-Sorbonne, 2010, 720 p.)

• In 2013 a corporate history on information technologies in a major French bank:
Mémoires Vives. 50 Ans d'Informatique chez BNP Paribas (BNP Paribas, 2013, 196 p.)

• In 2016, a global, richly illustrated History of Computing (in French in its initial version). Emmanuel Lazard & Pierre Mounier-Kuhn, Histoire illustree de l’informatique, Paris, EDP Sciences.


His main fields of interest are:
• The historical geography of computer science and the process of academic discipline building
• IT in banks
• Computer & peripheral manufacturers in France, particularly IBM, Bull, SEA, and new entrants
• Software & service companies, particularly the service bureau sector
• The development of early Air & Navy defense systems, and their influence on the French computer industry
• Governmental policies regarding computer technology and industry.
• Transnational relationships in the scientific and industrial spheres, particularly between the USA and France, within Europe and with the former communist countries.

He collects contemporary art in the form of vintage computer cards and components.

P. Mounier-Kuhn has co-organized a number of international conferences, exhibitions and publications in these fields, and published some 60 papers in French and in English. He participated in "Software for Europe", a collaborative research project within the European Science Foundation. He served in the jury of the Computer History Museum Book Prize (2010-2012).